Episode 007: The Empire Strikes Back & The Phantom Menace
SHOW NOTES Carbonite and pod racers! With Star Wars: Episode 8 upon us, Darian and Victor jump to hyperdrive and prep for the latest installment by revisiting two others from the franchise. Victor starts off with 1980’s “Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back”, while Darian dares to engage 1999’s “Episode I: The Phantom Menace.” REFERENCES AND LINKS Deleted Wampa scene from Empire Strikes Back - ...
Episode 006: Addams Family Values & Broadway Danny Rose
SHOW NOTES Eat me! It’s a Film Loop Thanksgiving! Gather ‘round the dinner table as your hosts serve up some holiday fun discussing their favorite things about Turkey Day! Darian graduates from the kids table with a festive favorite, 1993’s Addams Family Values, and Victor carves it up with 1984’s Broadway Danny Rose. REFERENCES AND LINKS Charles Addams’ Cartoons - https://www.pinterest.com/18macgilpa/charles-addams-cartoonsthe-addams-family/?lp=true Addams Family Thanksgiving...
Episode 005: Thunderbirds Are Go! & Thunderbirds (2004)
SHOW NOTES Puppets and Paxton! It’s Film Loop’s first franchise feature (say that five times fast!) Victor gets to go first this time, launching right into the first motion picture based off the original series, 1966’s Thunderbirds Are Go! Darian follows, rocketing toward the franchise’s bombed 2004 reboot, Thunderbirds. REFERENCES AND LINKS Supermarionation and Solenoids! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPlBgg4YOfk The Shadows (Band) and Cliff Richard Jr. -...
Episode 004: Hocus Pocus & Dawn of the Dead
SHOW NOTES Cabaret witches and Pittsburgh zombies! It’s the first themed episode of Film Loop! In this Halloween edition, Victor and Darian reminisce on their favorite trick-or-treating memories, and then get straight to work digging up a few skeletons; Darian unearthing “Hocus Pocus” and Victor dusting off “Dawn of the Dead.” REFERENCES AND LINKS CLIP: “I Put A Spell On You” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaC-WDrvmUQ Sarah Jessica Parker discovers her witching lineage -...
Episode 003: LXG & Excalibur
SHOW NOTES Connery, Comics, and Clive Swift! In episode 3 of Film Loop, Victor and Darian break down their impatience on having to wait so long to talk about their film selections. Then, Darian goes first with 2003’s “League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” and Victor follows with 1981’s “Excalibur.” REFERENCES AND LINKS League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Graphic Novel - https://www.amazon.com/League-Extraordinary-Gentlemen-Vol/dp/1563898586 Double Feature Alert: Van Helsing (2004) -...
Episode 002: Heavyweights & Flash Gordon
SHOW NOTES Fat camp and adventures in space! In episode 2 of Film Loop, Victor and Darian express their excitement for getting the podcast off the ground. Then, Darian starts with 1995’s “Heavyweights” and Victor follows with 1980’s “Flash Gordon”. REFERENCES AND LINKS The Ben Stiller Show - Tony Bobbins - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPo1YvPGfk4 Buster Crabbe & Flash Gordon Serial (1936) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRMXhFpK0ME Sam Jones in “Ted” -...
Episode 001: Good Burger & Xanadu
SHOW NOTES Burger buddies and roller rinks! It’s the inaugural episode of Film Loop! Victor and Darian explain what drove them to start a podcast in the first place, and then jump right into sharing their first film picks: The millennial selecting “Good Burger” and the GenXer choosing “Xanadu.” REFERENCES AND LINKS All That- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSDg2oSazNc Good Burger Skit - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXmIOBn9kuE ELO and Xanadu Soundtrack - ...